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Just great fun. Gary is a terrific host, funny, welcoming, frank and open. Six delicious wines... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
garypicken
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Still just as good

Season has started again and our small group visited the winery for the first time this year. Garry... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Grant N
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Havelock North, New Zealand
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352 Te Mata Mangateretere Road | Rd10, Hastings 4180, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Just great fun. Gary is a terrific host, funny, welcoming, frank and open. Six delicious wines, Italian grape varieties and so very different from most of neighbouring wineries. We had a tour of the vines and a sing song around the piano. It was great...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Season has started again and our small group visited the winery for the first time this year. Garry is unchanged - just as welcoming and happy to chat. Very generous with his wine tasting and as usual we managed to partake of a couple of...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have been here before a number of times - Gary is an excellent host and his wines are very good. Today we had the vineyard blend and a Marzamino together with a picnic we brought with us. He used to provide food but is...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great boutique Winery! Lovely choice of Wine based on Italian wines! Gary who has work as a consultant for other wineries, he has a great wealth of knowledge and was an excellent host. I would recommend that you try the Bubbles as they are very...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon this new spot while wine tasting in the area. Very glad we stopped because the aged, Italian style wines are stunning! The friendly, knowledgeable host took us through the range and we enjoyed them all. Stuck around for a delicious platter in the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

The Cellar Door has opened. Had a great time with owner Gary and the crew. He has a huge wealth of knowledge and produces varieties you cannot get grown anywhere else in New Zealand. The platter was excellent as well. Recommended!

Thank Loomed
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Dolce Vista has just opened for tasting - the wines are Italian style and are really good. They also do a platter (including a mini platter) - so far we've only just tasted the wines but are heading there for an afternoon visit with platter....More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Six of us were lucky enough to be the first group on Vince's wine tours to visit Dolce Vista and it proved to be the highlight of our trip. Gary has concentrated on producing wines from Italian grape varieties and his wide experience in the...More

Thank Jane A
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